Home  Brass Models  Couplers  Decal Line  Finescale Parts  Publications  Trucks  Wheelsets 

The Proto Journal     Proto:48 layouts     Contact Us

Previous    Return to list of all Boxcar Decals in 1:48 scale    Next    

Chicago, St Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha lettering for the 1937 Modified boxcar as delivered

Part Number: CMO MOD-1

Price: $6.50

In October of 1941, the CMO took delivery of 700 Modifed 1937 AAR design box cars built by AC&F, Lot #2255. These cars were assigned road numbers 20000-20048, 20050-20398 and 20400 thru 21398. All had Viking roofs. The cars were painted boxcar red-brown (I part Floquil #74 and 1 part Floquil 186) Underbody and truck side frames painted black car cement. Wheels were unpainted and allowed to rust and gather a coating of axle grease and road dust. A good representation of this patina is to paint the wheels and axles with a 50% mixture of Floquil Grimey Black and 50% Floquil Zinc Chromate Primer. Lettering designed and sized at Protocraft Decals with artwork by Norm Buckhart



Background color shown above is not included in decal sheet




Online Catalog Categories in Proto:48

Brass Models    Couplers    Decal Line    Finescale Parts    Publications    Trucks    Wheelsets   


The Proto Journal     Proto:48 layouts